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Bulgaria PM refuses to quit, says protests hamper reforms

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's prime minister pledged on Friday to stay in power despite daily street protests demanding his resignation, but said his government's lack of broad public support would delay major reforms that the Balkan nation needs.Full story

Bulgaria names two suspected accomplices in Burgas bus bombing

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria named a citizen of Canada and one of Australia as suspects in a bombing on a bus that killed five Israelis and their driver in Burgas last year and that authorities say was the work of Lebanon-based militant group Hezbollah. Full story

Drowned bishop a symbol of Bulgaria's blurred loyalties

VARNA, Bulgaria (Reuters) - The death last week of one of Bulgaria's most senior bishops, found floating in the Black Sea wearing a snorkel and flippers, was mysterious in its own right, but it was only the final chapter in an enigmatic life. Full story

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A protester sunbathes during an initiative called "Beach Revolution" as part of a demonstration in front of the parliament in Sofia
A protester sunbathes during an initiative called "Beach Revolution" as part of a demonstration in front of the parliament in Sofia

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Protesters sunbathe during an initiative called "Beach revolution" as part of demonstration in front of parliament in Sofia
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